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Updated
23 November 2022
Guides,

This resource is a draft guide to specific responsibilities for approved providers in relation to their governance arrangements.

provider responsibilities relating to governance draft november 14 2022

Updated
22 November 2022
Fact sheet,

In this fact sheet, the Commission addresses the expectation that providers will have appropriate and robust workforce governance and management processes in place to ensure consumers have continuity of safe and quality care and services in anticipation of any external workforce pressures.

Workforce governance fact sheet

Updated
21 November 2022
Fact sheet,

This provider fact sheet explains investment management strategy, which is part of the Prudential Standards.

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Updated
18 November 2022
Forms,
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Updated
15 November 2022
Guides,

This resource for home services providers is a draft guide to the Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) in home services. This draft version is dated 31 October 2022.

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9 November 2022
Forms,

Complete this form if the Commission requires you to give specified further information about a Priority 2 reportable incident under subsection 95C(2) of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.

notice of additional information for priority 2 incident form

9 November 2022
Forms,

Complete this form to provide the Commission with:
(a) any information required and not provided in a Priority 1 notice; and/or
​​​​​​​(b) any further information specified by the Commissioner under subsection 95C(1) of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.

notice of additional information priority 1 sirs in home care

9 November 2022
Forms,

Complete this form to notify the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Commission) of significant new information relating to a Priority 1 reportable incident under section 15NH(1) of the Quality of Care Principles 2014.

notice of significant new information sirs form

9 November 2022
Forms,

Complete this form if the Commission requires you to give a final report that includes specified further information about a Priority 1 reportable incident under subsection 95E(1) of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.

final report on reportable incident form sirs

1 November 2022
Guides,

This is a draft guide to the Code of Conduct for Aged Care.

Cover image for the Draft Code of Conduct for Aged Care Guidance for aged care workers and governing persons report

28 October 2022
Guides,

This checklist details incident management systems requirements. 

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24 October 2022
Letters,

On Monday 24 October 2022, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to providers regarding adverse weather events. 

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20 October 2022
Fact sheet,

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s job is to protect the rights and interests of people who use Commonwealth-funded aged care services.

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20 October 2022
Fact sheet,

The resources on this page provide information on supporting partnerships in care. It will assist aged care providers work with partners in care and establish new partnerships.

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17 October 2022
Letters,

On Tuesday 20 September, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to CEOs and Chairs of approved providers regarding the Governing for Reform in Aged Care Program. 

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14 October 2022
Letters,

On Wednesday 31 August, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to consumers regarding the national aged care reforms. 

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14 October 2022
Fact sheet,

On 27 July 2022, the Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Anika Wells MP announced that the Federal Government would expedite a capability review of the Commission, as recommended by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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7 October 2022
Fact sheet,

This provider fact sheet helps ensure services are doing everything possible to prevent, prepare for and reduce the impact of a COVID-19 outbreak. It features links to key resources available from the Commission, the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care and peak bodies.

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7 October 2022
Fact sheet,

This fact sheet includes suggested questions you can ask your provider about how prepared they are for a COVID-19 outbreak. It also includes links to a range of resources to help you feel safe, informed and connected.

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7 October 2022
Fact sheet,

This fact sheet includes suggested questions you can ask your residential aged care provider about their readiness for a COVID-19 outbreak. It features links to key resources available from the Commission, the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care and peak bodies.

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